About Leslie Armstrong

Leslie Armstrong began as Editor on the NCC's site when the website began in 2008. She reports, reviews, and interviews country music artists from Nashville, TN.

Shania Twain surprises UMG Nashville staff with “NOW” number one party

Photo by: Chris Hollo While in Music City this week, Shania Twain was surprised by UMG Nashville CEO & Chairman Mike Dungan along with the UMG Nashville staff with a champagne toast and plaque in celebration of Shania’s long-awaited album NOW debuting No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart in the U.S. and [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

ACM Lifting Lives donates to organizations to aid Las Vegas victims

ACM Lifting Lives® announced today a donation of $250,000 to three key organizations in support of those affected by the recent Las Vegas tragedy. A $200,000 donation will be made to MGM Resorts Foundation “Victim Relief & First Responders’ Fund,” which has been established to help the Las Vegas community heal and recover by providing [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Ralph Stanley Tribute to feature current and new country singers

Tonight's the night! A plethora of talent is set to take the stage at tonight's Dr. Ralph Stanley Forever: A Special Tribute Concert at the Grand Ole Opry House and there's one more name to add to that list - Allie Colleen. The rising young star is already making waves and has been covered by [...]

William Michael Morgan continues his tour across the country

While his new title track single “Vinyl” is sweeping country radio as a Top 5 most added song, William Michael Morgan is sweeping America as he continues his North American tour. Following up from his performances on Lee Brice and Justin Moore's #AmericanMade Tour, Morgan is making stops all over the country, this time as [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Chris Young to treat fans to a special FB Live event

“Losing Sleep” is more than just the title of Chris Young’s latest hit single and upcoming tour – it’s also the Grammy® nominated vocalist’s motto over the next week as his seventh studio album, appropriately titled Losing Sleep, releases in mere hours at After taking the stage in Columbus, OH tonight, the newest and [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

CMT Artists of the Year give messages of hope and support to the fans

Last night in Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the 2017 CMT Artists of the Year. This year’s special did away with the formal presentations of awards and speeches in favor airing heartfelt messages from the honorees directly to their fans. The special included messages of hope and support for fans directly from country superstar Blake Shelton, Grand Ole [...]

CMA Awards announces their performers for the show

Excitement continues to build as the first round of performers are announced for “The 51st Annual CMA Awards,” hosted for the 10th year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, and airing live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 8 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET). Fans will enjoy special performances by CMA Awards nominees Garth Brooks, Brothers Osborne, [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Jeannie Seely to host a Dottie West Birthday Jam for Musicians Emergency Relief Fund

Country music legend and Grand Ole Opry icon, Jeannie Seely, who was recently honored with the 2017 “Entertainer of the Year" Award by the Reunion of Professional Entertainers (R.O.P.E.), will host The Dottie West Birthday Jam Wednesday, October 18 at 3rd & Lindsley. Tickets to the show are via cash donation at the door, and [...]

LOCASH to open for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s SOUL2SOUL TOUR

Rising Country duo LOCASH will bring the party-starting energy of their “absolutely captivating” (CMChat) live show to huge Florida crowds this weekend, set to open the next three dates of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s massive SOUL2SOUL TOUR.    The shows will take place in Sunrise, Florida (Thursday 10/19); Tampa, Florida (Friday 10/20); and Orlando, Florida (Saturday [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

George Strait announces two additional shows in Las Vegas

Following the overwhelming success of his two-year Strait to Vegas concert series, the King of Country George Strait has announced two additional performances over Big Game Weekend, February 2-3, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. local time at “We said from the beginning that we would listen to the fans and follow [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments